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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policymakers, and is ideally placed to attract high-quality speakers and participants at its events. These vary in size and format from set-piece lectures to conferences and seminars.

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin

26 July 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Founded by Catherine the Great in 1783, the maritime city of Sevastopol has been fought over for centuries. Crucial battles of the Crimean...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Keir Starmer on the Implications of Brexit

08 September 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Keir will consider the wide ranging policy implications for the United Kingdom of leaving the European Union.BiographyThe...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Making Africa Work - A Handbook for Economic Success

13 September 2017, 18:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The handbook tackles some of the biggest challenges to face the next generation, including the anticipated doubling of sub-Saharan Africa’s...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2017

04 October 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

The next eight years represent a continuing period of fundamental yet exciting change for the Royal Air Force as they adapt the way they...

RUSI MEMBERS ONLY: Stephen Lovegrove on Managing the UK Ministry of Defence

22 November 2017, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

In his lecture, Stephen will discuss the challenges of managing the Ministry of Defence, in particular making Defence more innovative and...

OPEN TO ALL: Technology and Future Combat Conference

02 August 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

Human free warfare, and human-machine combat teaming, has been the subject of a good deal of discussion over the past ten years making the transition from science fiction to fielded capability.  To...

Assuring Access to Space Conference 2017

13 September 2017, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall London, SW1A 2ET

'We are playing catch up on Space and if we take much more time in doing so, we will be left behind'General Gordon Messenger, Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Ministry of Defence (June 2017) Military...

Resilience Conference 2017

20 September 2017, 9:00

Ensuring the resilience of the UK is an increasingly complex imperative as threats diversify and interact with each other. Organised together with Loughborough University, this conference will...

Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century

01 November 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

The West's domination of world politics is coming to a close. Wealth and power is flowing from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun. Easternisation is the defining trend of our age - the growing wealth of Asian nations is...

Third UK-Japan Security Dialogue

01 November 2016, 9:00
RUSI Japan

The Armed Forces Covenant – The Corporate Covenant in Action

27 October 2016, 17:30
RUSI Whitehall

Over the past twelve months Nationwide Building Society has sponsored RUSI to engage with the government on policy and planning for the Armed Forces Covenant, commercial organisations who have signed a Covenant pledge and military beneficiaries and...

Chinese and Pakistani border guards at Khunjerab Pass on the border of Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan province. Beijing is investing in security in Pakistan on a number of different levels. Image courtesy of Wikimedia.

Pakistan’s strategic defence relationship with China: A new regional power play

25 October 2016, 10:00
RUSI Whitehall

As China’s presence in Pakistan grows through the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), their strengthened military ties are coming into the spotlight. This is a security relationship that flows at multiple levels, from hard security of nationals...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2016

24 October 2016, 13:00

Against a backdrop of Lord Trenchard’s contribution to UK defence, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force, will discuss the innovation required to deliver significant growth in the RAF’s front-line capability...

Security Risks and Challenges: A View from Bulgaria

24 October 2016, 9:00
RUSI Whitehall

Bordering Greece and Turkey, Bulgaria has had a close-up view of the impact of the migration crisis, and the toll it has taken on Western unity, whether that is within NATO or the EU. It has also viewed with caution the turmoil arising from the...

Daesh After the Caliphate

19 October 2016, 14:00
RUSI Whitehall

Much media coverage in recent weeks has been given over to Daesh’ territorial losses across both Syria and Iraq. Since the beginning of 2016, the group has allegedly lost around 16 percent of its ground. Reports also suggest that the US-led...

The Second International Cyber Symposium: Cyberspace And The Transformation Of 21st Century Warfare

19 October 2016, 9:30

The second International Cyber Symposium will be co-hosted at Church House by the Royal United Services Institute and the Ministry of Defence.Following the success of last year’s Symposium hosted by France at the École Militaire in Paris and...

Defining FinTech: actors, challenges, opportunities and financial crime

19 October 2016, 8:00
RUSI Whitehall

Technology based innovations are starting to radically change the financial industry but still little is known on its implications to the fight against financial crime and the ways in which anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/...

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Changing Governments and Nuclear Policy: the UK

13 October 2016, 18:30
RUSI Whitehall

Please note that some Members are experiencing difficulties registering for this event. If you are unable to register but are interested in attending please contact Jeremy Wimble, JeremyW@rusi.orgOver the summer, a number of landmark political...

Bolstering Counter-Proliferation Efforts within the Global Supply System: A Conversation with Stephen E. Flynn

11 October 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

In the aftermath of 11 September 2001, the US Government undertook a number of unilateral, bilateral, and multilateral efforts to reduce the threat of non-state actors acquiring, transporting and using weapons of mass destruction.  These actions...

Security Challenges Facing the Next US President: A Conversation with General (Ret) David H Petraeus

05 October 2016, 17:00
RUSI Whitehall

RUSI hosted a conversation with General (Ret) David H. Petraeus, Senior Vice President of RUSI, Partner and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute, former Director of the CIA, and past commander of US Central Command and of coalition forces during the...

Priorities for UK National Security

04 October 2016, 13:00
RUSI Whitehall

In his lecture, Sir Mark will discuss the national security priorities facing the UK and progress to date in implementing the UK National Security Strategy.Speaker BiographySir Mark Lyall Grant KCMG took up the role of National Security Adviser to...

John Garnett Lecture 2016: Deploying Strategy for Conflict Resolution and Peace Making

29 September 2016, 17:30
RUSI Whitehall

The annual John Garnett Lecture honours the legacy of Professor John Garnett as the first academic in the field of Strategic Studies worldwide. Professor Garnett pioneered Strategic Studies as an academic field at the University of Aberystwyth, the...

The Future of UK-Turkey Relations: A joint RUSI-TUSIAD panel discussion

29 September 2016, 12:00
RUSI Whitehall

Turkey has a major role to play in tackling a range of crises facing Europe, as well as providing a major trade link into the burgeoning Middle East and North Africa market. The UK-Turkey relationship is therefore of significant importance to the UK...

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